Updates on ‘Paper Girls’, ‘Drag Race Belgium’ and more

Trailer drops for Prime Video’s new series paper girlsgay penguins begin and cute little family the latest drag race the series finds its gag-worthy host, and more.

paper girls

The trailer for Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang’s highly anticipated queer-inclusive comic book adaptation paper girls is finally here.

Logline: “In the early morning after Halloween 1988, four paper girls – Erin, Mac, Tiffany and KJ – are on their delivery route when they are caught in the crossfire between warring time travelers, changing the course of their still life. Transported into the future, these girls must find a way to return home to the past, a journey that will bring them face to face with adult versions of themselves. While reconciling that their future is far different from their 12-year-old children imagined, they are hunted by a militant faction of time travelers known as the Old Watch, who have banned time travel so they can stay in power.To survive, the girls will have to overcome their differences and learn to trust and trust each other.

paper girls premieres July 29 on Prime Video.

Drag Race Belgium

The drag race the empire continues to grow with Drag Race Belgium. Drag Race Canada Alum Rita Baga has announced that she will take on the role of host of the new series. “My biggest dream is coming true as I am thrilled to announce that I have been chosen to host a drag race frankness,” Rita wrote. “I can’t wait to show you the talented queens who reign in beautiful Belgium, this country that was my home a few years ago when I was finishing my university degree. The drag scene in Belgium is vibrant, dynamic and unique! she wrote.

Rita joined a growing number of former contestants turned hosts, including Brooke Lynn Hytes (Canadian Drag Race), Nicky Doll (Drag Race France) and Jiggly Caliente (Philippines Drag Race) as the series expands across the world.

Megan Rapinoe

PRIDE wishes a very happy birthday to the divine Megan Rapinoe who turns 37 today.

gay penguins

Diego and Zorro, Australia’s first gay penguin couple, have added an adorable new addition to their family, reports PinkNews. The penguins, who live at the Oceanarium, aka Bournemouth Aquarium, are now raising a chick – and according to keeper Kat Nicola, they are the perfect parents. “It was Diego and Zorro’s second time in foster care and once again they broke it, becoming true experts in parenting,” she said.

Josh Cavallo

Australian A-League soccer star Josh Cavallo came out as gay in October 2021 and became the first top professional soccer player to do so publicly. This month, the footballer is on the cover of Men’s Health Australia and open up about coming to terms with her sexuality and her first experience with a guy.

“I was about 16 when I realized I might be gay. It was confusing. I was like, do I like girls? There was something that just didn’t click for me with them. I would love to hang out, but nothing would really come of it. I wouldn’t be sexually attracted to them,” he told the publication.

“I had never dated guys back then. I spent a long time trying to figure out, is this what I want? Obviously, my first experience with a guy was a bit later. It felt like it was something I had missed all my life. It was just okay. That’s when I knew I wasn’t going to be straight. I think that I’m going to be gay,” he shared.

Neptune Frost

Afro-futuristic queer sci-fi musical Neptune Frost by multidisciplinary multidisciplinary artist Saul Williams is now available for rental and purchase on premium video on demand.

Logline: “The film takes place on the heights of Burundi, where a group of escaped coltan miners form an anti-colonialist collective of hackers. From their camp in an otherworldly e-waste dump, they attempt to take control of the authoritarian regime that exploits the region’s natural resources – and its people. When an intersex fugitive and an escaped coltan miner reunite through cosmic forces, their connection triggers trouble in the divine circuitry. Located between states of being – past and present, dream and waking life, colonized and free, masculine and feminine, memory and prescience – Neptune Frost is an invigorating and stimulating direct download to the cerebral cortex and a call to reclaim technology from progressive political ends.”

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